Defense shines for the Patriots

The John Carroll boys lacrosse team got its initial win of 2018, Friday, defeating local rival C. Milton Wright, 8-1, in Bel Air.

The Patriots (1-2) got eight saves from keeper Jacob Lots and nearly registered a shutout, but the Mustangs were able intercept a clear and score an open net tally in the third quarter.

Senior midfielder Jake Krieger paced the John Carroll offense with two goals.

CMW was playing its season opener.